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: "conservative victory, defeating obama's radical agenda." a road map for how conservatives can get america on the right track. we've seen our constitution trampled in recent weeks with the passage of the health care bill. on this tour we are going to be standing with average americans like who are here tonight that say enough is enough. democrats are coming clean telling us why they pushed for their health care overhaul it wasn't about extending coverage it was about a dramatic redistribution of wealth theme here inv2lqñ ameri. >> the question is, in a democracy, where does the right balance between those at the top, 20% of the people do most of the consumer spending and so forth and those at the bottom? when it gets out of whack as it did in the 20s and it has now you need to do some redistribution. this is a form of redistribution. >> everyone is entitled to adequate health care. if you call that redistribution of income. i call it being fair. >> sean: just being fair. looks like the truth is coming out here with reaction to that and much more, a warm utah welcome ladies and gentlemen,
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. >> president obama announces major changes in america's nuclear strategy. >> announcing to every regime out there under what circumstances you can do cause? >> a former speaker sounds off. >> the most radical president in american history. has now thrown dn the gauntlet to the american people. >> a new dynamic duo takes center stage. >> two years from now president obama will be a one-term president. >> supreme court justice john paul stevens announces his retirement -- who will present an obama named to replace him? >> virginia had been the capital of confederacy. >> confederacy history month in virginia. wasn't slaver worth a mention? >> slavery was the controlling and central issue and i don't know anyone with historical creance -- credence would differ with that? >> the united states has used nuclear-weapons only twice, against her were she not and nagasaki toward the end of world war ii. afterwards japan surrendered. once we have the bomb the soviets wanted one and the nuclear arms race was on. president obama announced he is reworking america's nuclear strategy, scaling back the role
, versus focusing what is wrong with america. as long as that is the attitude that you cannot do anything to uplift this country without feeling like you are handing out, giving handouts to someone, and you are against obama no matter what, because you feel for someone -- is going to benefit from it. host: thanks for the call. i am going back to another opinion piece. dan ball says the tea partiers movement is a reaction against obama and the democrats' agenda. sarah palin may be trying to become the movement's most prominent voice, but the real motivating force is the president and his policies. we are asking whether you think the tea partiers will have an impact on the upcoming elections. we read about charlie crist and the impact on the florida senate race. a democrat from brooklyn, new york. good morning. caller: good morning. it has become a habit to wake up and hear the conversation focused on the tea partiers movement. either you have nothing else to talk about -- i don't know if fox cable networks as influence in your studio. host: let me stop you. this program is a reflection of
america to see. see, they're the base. they're old. they're angry. they're white. they're scared. they're misinformed. they watch fox. they live in the bullet-point culture. let me give you something real ease city to understand here tonight. if you're watching, you righties. barack obama has an "f" rating. meaning fail. suck. bad. an "f" rating from the brady campaign against gun violence. now, i want the informationally-challenged voters to listen very close to me when i say this tonight. that president obama does not want your gun, and i think you should understand that. he hasn't proposed a single thing that would infringe on your second-amendment rights. not one. not one thing. the more people that buy into this anti-government nonsense coming from the right, the cloclos cloclos closer we're going to get to another oklahoma city. if we face another anti-government attack like the one we saw 15 years ago i think we could spiral out of the control. there could be a lot of civil unrest in this country for no reason. only because we in the media seem to focus on this. and i'm doing it
diversity in america. "washington journal" is next. . . our question for you this morning is about financial regulatory reform. do you think it will get bipartisan support? the lines are -- you can also e-mail up -- e-mail us at journal@c-span.org or twitter. senators will face a future -- crucial test vote on far reaching legislation to overhaul the nation's regulatory system. republicans said sunday they plan to block efforts to move forward unless democrats altered several elements. meanwhile, democrats and obama officials spent much of the day finalizing strict new rules to rein in the huge derivatives trade -- other coverage of that in "the washington times." republican leaders said yesterday their ranks are unified and determined to shoot down a key test vote today, potentially embarrassing scenario for democrats seeking to advance a major item of president obama's agenda. our question to you is, do you think bipartisan support will materialize today on the financial regulatory bill. and it's not today, because of differences between the parties -- do you think it will be different, pe
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conservatives. he promised to remake america with his brand of new nationalism in the 1912 election openly running as a progressive if conservatives have always held a certain affinity for him. today the legacy rages on. in his new book, theodore roosevelt's progressive party and the transformation of american democracy, sidney milkis tells the story of the 1912 election is one of the major turning points in american history. an election which continues to influence today's political debate. milkis writes about the characters and decisions of the campaign including the ever elusive theodore roosevelt. i will and should use our author now and yield the podium to hamper remarks before introducing our other speakers after professor milkis has concluded. sidney milkis is the miller professor of politics and assistant director of academic programs, the miller center public affairs at the university of virginia. he is the co-author of many excellent books including the president and the parties and politics of regulatory change. please welcome sidney milkis. [applause] >> good afternoon everybod
negative. the global standing of america is in the words of the polling company's chairman, clearly on the rise. obviously it's the obama effect. people like our president. in fact, he's the most popular leader in the world. so what are we going to do with this renewed world leadership? one thing we should do is lead. tonight we had james cameron on the show. he gave us the most successful movie in history which tells what the people of this planet have exploited it so badly, abused its natural resources to the breaking point, then head to other worlds to find the means of sustaining life. it's what happens when mankind abuses the habitat in which he was born. a half century ago an american statesman addressed this very issue, quote, we travel together, passengers on a little space ship dependent on its reserves of air and soil, all committed for our safety to its security and peace, preserved from annihilation only by the care, the work, and i will say, the love we give our fragile craft. that was adlai stevenson the american ambassador the to the united nations speaking in geneva
by closed captioning s. >>> america seating over a new to combat illegal immigration in arizona protests resulted in vandalism, violence and arrest. the measure signed by the governor is intended to combat 460,000 illegals living in arizona. pro illegal immigration rallies have consumed the streets of phoenix fueled by headlines around the country that has call the bill shameful, likening apartied. 0 s problem forgot to read the bill. it is the criticism of the thank you is over-the-top not the law. protesters sat down to read the law they would find racial profile something prohibited in fact, prove of -- proof of citizenship can only be requested by authorities during lawful contact by police. meaning the individual is already suspected of breaking the law. the left don't want you to know that. joining me with reaction former alaskan governor sarah palin. your reaction first to the law and the reaction by the left? >> thankfully, byron york hit the nail on the head summarizing what the law is about. there is no ability or opportunity in there for the racial profiling. shame on the lame
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. this is not the sort of stuff that will fly with most americans out there. 20% of america, maybe half the republican party, perhaps. but not most americans. this isn't going to get job done in 2012 that's for sure. >> ron, i think once you investigate it for antiamericanism i think that you are on her list. here's michel bachmann on president obama on his nuclear pm policy. i'm confounded. since ronald reagan was one the great ideologist about getting rid of nuclear weapons in this war. let's listen to michelle bachmann. >> we found out that the president said that he was going to change the united states' strategy on dealing with nuclear weaponry, did this shock everyone? so if in fact there is a nation who is compliant with all the rules ahead of time and complied the united nations on nuclear proliferation, if they fire against the united states, a biological weapon, a chemical weapon, or maybe a cyberattack, well, then we weren't going to be firing back with nuclear weapons. >> i don't get that. i guess i'm waiting for the applause line there. but i guess i never thought of using nuclear weapons
. >> bill: and dennis miller on the rise of the nanny state in america. caution, you are about to enter the no spin zone. the factor begins right now. ♪ >> bill: hi, i'm bill o'reilly. thanks for watching us tonight. senator mccain changes his mind about the mexican border. that is the subject of this evening's talking points memo. in may 2001, we went to phoenix, arizona, to report on the porous southern border, i interviewed senator john mccain and told him the only way the border could be secured was to use u.s. troops. the senator disagreed. >> i do not favor using troops because they are not trained for it. they don't have the kind of qualifications necessary. i have strongly favor us using all the equipment our military has including satellites, including aircraft and other technical means. >> bill: well, now, the senator has changed his mind finally. but it took a terrible tragedy. arizona rancher robert cents 58 found shot to death on his own property. he leaves behind a wife, two kids, grandchildren and family have been ranching in since 1907. they suspect illegal alien. they
for your leadership on energy and thank you for building a better america. [applause] >> thank you secretary for those remarks. he is really a very true friend of the building trades and he demonstrates that to us every day. the building trades look forward to many years of close collaboration with you, dr. chu. brothers and sisters, that concludes today's session. please take a look at the workshop schedule for this afternoon. you'll have the opportunity to get in-depth information about many of the issues that we heard about this morning. the 2010 legislative conference is now in recess until 9:00 a.m. sharp tomorrow. thank you. >> the arizona: assigned an immigration bill that was criticized hours earlier by president obama as misguided. if there is reason to suspect that someone is in the country illegally, they can be questioned. senator john mccain, who is facing a primary challenge this year has threatened to filibuster any legislation that does not secure borders first. tonight, a debate between the three democratic candidates for arkansas' senate seat. live coverage begins
rights powder keg ready to ignite all across america. >> i have instructed members of my administration to closely monitor the situation and exam the civil rights and implications of this legislation. but if we continue to fail to act at a federal level, we will continue to see misguided efforts opening up around the country. >> you can't deny it. immigration legislation has been a political land mine for politicians for years. >> i just want to make sure, do you, new york senator, support the new york governor's plan to give illegal immigrants a driver's license? you told the new hampshire paper is made a lot of sense. can you support his plan? >> you know, tim, this is where everybody plays gotchya. we have failed and george bush has failed. do i think this is the best thing for any governor to do? no. >> nobody has had the right answer for this for a long time. president obama made a promise to move on immigration reform. now he's got to live up to the promise. numbers clearly show that hispanics are the fastest growing ethnic group in the united states. they make up 46% of our popul
in america. we'll look at this anger all across the country. who's angry, why are they angry and how might it affect our midterm election year politics? we'll go wall-to-wall and look at this question. is the government trying to take your guns away? that's what many of those demonstrators think. we'll put their concerns to the fact test. one on one tonight. frank keating was the governor of oklahoma when tragedy struck 15 years ago. we'll ask him about america's discontent then and now. in our forum discussion tonight, florida's wacky politics. governor charlie crist is a republican. for months he's said, no, no, no, i'm running as a republican. suddenly he says he's open to running as an independent. all that and more in a packed hour ahead. but first, a few observations. growing up in boston, patriot's day meant two things, remember lexington and concord, it was the shot heard around the world. the beginning of the revolutionary war. it is also boston marathon day. because of that, the red sox play an 11:00 a.m. day game. they lost again, but i digress. it is a day to celebrate, not be
into this new effort to change america and bring some corporate account tobability to america, s out there screaming? old white folks upset they will get taxed and they will lose their wealth. that's what this is all about. it's the republican disgruntled wing is what it is. tell me what you think about all of this. get a tech survey going. dial 1-877-ed-msnbc. my question tonight, is the tea party movement legitimate or a fringe group? press 1 for legitimate, press 2 for fringe group. i'll bring you the results later on in the show. you can join in on the conversation online by following me on twitter at wegoted. 1-800-743-cn joining me tonight, texas congressman, joe barton, glad to have you with me. >> glad to be with you. >> is this just the republican party in disguise? >> i don't think so. i think they're independent, concerned about the country. they're not any kind of official group of the republican party. the tea party people in my district, most of them are folks until just now haven't been politically active at all with either party. >> you think the majority of these fol
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of south carolina. senator graham carries the flag for the america envisioned by the founding fathers. jefferson and madison would like this senator. he honors the institutions of our republic. kpimpllyfys republican government as it was meant to be. good faith negotiation, finally, just as important, action. we debate, find agreement, we act. i've watched senator graham on any number of issues since he came to congress on an impressive number of occasions. he's been the indispensable lawmaker. accepts his oath to make the best possible laws for this country of wide opinion and patriotic passions. worked for the past year to find a bill that would meet america's current and near-term energy needs and also the need for renewals down the road and shown courage to offer prudent concern for co 2 emissions. deal in a realistic way of people living and working in the country illegally but also insists on a system preventing the hires of illegal immigrants. comprehensive reform, joined by john kerry and joe lieberman elected as an independent, what good americanism looks like. graham recentl
. if we jump cheap corn into latin america -- dump cheap corn into latin america, what happens to the corn farmer in latin america? i think we need to ask that question. it needs to be part of the conversation. because i can't imagine most people who are undocumented really wanting to have to leave their home, their families, their friends to come to a country that they don't know or they don't necessarily speak the language, where they don't necessarily really know anyone, to try to make a life. they probably would rather stay home. but there's something that is drawing them here and it probably has something to do with our, you know, the great economy of the united states, but it probably also has something to do with the trade and agriculture policy which put a lot of pressure on economies in this hemisphere. so, with that, madam speaker, i'm just going to say, i'm going to yield back for the close to congressman polis, madam speaker, who has really been a champion on this issue, who has really kept the fire burning on it and i think, madam speaker, that we all owe him a debt of gratitu
there landing at cape canaveral, florida, earlier today, there to outline his vision for america's space program and it is controversial. we'll get to the details in a second. first, let's reflect, what has nasa, americans in space, meant for you? let's take a peek here. we have better aircraft engines because of the space program, flame resistant materials developed because of our need to fly in space, radiation detection improved, enriched baby food, that's important, digital imaging for breast biopsies, something critical there, better brake lining for our cars. and let's not forget about the tang. let's going to magic wall and look at president's proposals. the president is proposing major, major changes in space. let's look at some of them. here is one thing the president says -- doesn't want to work for me. here we go. some of his proposed changes. spend an additional $6 billion over the next six year, invest in deep space exploration and bring about a multibillion dollar renovation of the kennedy space center. by taking these things out of nasa, we may lose the lead in space, have big nas
the first lawsuit is filed. america has to find the intestinal fortitude to address this issue, starting in washington, because this could be a slippery slope. arizona passes it, then there's going to be more states passing it. tell how this leads to a better understanding of the racists in this country. it simply does not. people have a short fuse fast if the wrong situation is put upon them. tell me what you think in our telephone survey tonight. the number to dial is 1-877-ed-mns. my question tonight is, what is more harmful to america? cops who racially profile? or illegal immigration? press the number 1 for cops who profile, press the number 2 for illegal immigration. we'll bring you the results later on in the show. >>> joining me now, reverend al sharpton, president of national action network. reverend, good to have you with us tonight. >> thank you, ed. >> is this a step backwards from what you see on the surface? >> absolutely it is. i think it is absolutely an attempt to legalize racial profiling. i mean, all one has to do is imagine if there was a lawyer in maine or vermont sa
when -- she could be the devil. she could say i hate america. i want to destroy america. and that way they'll only be able to say, why do you hate gay, immigrant, black, handicapped women. >> you know, senator, it's amazing how you can make a good living talking about a guy on a commuter train after three drinks. seriously. that's the kind of stuff i heard growing up. that kind of stuff is so uninspiring and yet i guess it has an audience. >> it wasn't just what you heard growing up. this is what glenn beck said during sotomayor. he said the same kind of stuff, attacking her, attacking her qualifications when she was number one in her class and done so well throughout her career calling her emotional and all of these things and it got out there. but in the end, you heard people like lindsey graham voting for her saying maybe he wouldn't have picked her but she was clearly qualified and he was proud to vote for her. in the end, she got confirmed. i think the hearings while they were difficult at times they were fair and that's what we want to see again. all this garbage and all of thes
kelly, this is "america live" anmonday and we've got breaking news this hour on the man picked up with a gun after asking to see the president, initial reports say joe mcvey never got near obama but now we're learning he got a whole lot closer than you think, and -- >> i'm innocent of every single allegation, i look forward to my day in court. megyn: big questions in the court case involving former illinois governor rod blagojevich, is president obama now in trouble on this one? "america live" looks for answers on all that and lindsey lohan right now. >>> we begin with a fox news alert, brand new details into the arrest of a north carolina man who police say wanted to talk to president obama. with a loaded gun strapped to his waist. we are just getting the details now from a court appearance for 23-year-old joseph sean mcvey, this is his mug shot, look at this kid, he looks like a kid! police arresting him after he allegedly drove up to the airport where air force one had just taken off and asked security if he could talk to president obama. while police initially said that mcvey
the overwhelming importance of black race in america. i am familiar with a truly gigantic literature that explains the meaning and portends an honest to god reality of the existence of race. it's imperative and a statutory biological definitions of white race, we may notoriously vague. believing that what is not black. the disc thickness does not indicate lack of interest. quite to the contrary for another, past historical literature, much less known today explains the meaning and portends an honest to god reality of the existence of white races. they may seem not to be given a book on americans in antiquity, a pure fun before europeans discovered the western hemisphere and thousands of years he for the invention of the constant of race. they given the prevalence of the notion that racist permanent, many believe it possible to trace something recognizable as the white race, back more than 2000 years. in addition, not few westerners have racialized antiquity making ancient history into white race history and classics into a living whitefield, complete with pictures of blonde ancient greeks. transfo
to washington, march 2 washington and sign up for the army, navy, marines. america is not free. guest: i think you raise an important point about the e- verify program. arizona it is one of the few states require a individuals to participate in this. we are opposing this kind of program to push it nationally. in the end, there are a lot of programs out there that are conditioning robust worksite and foresman, which amnesty. what we are saying is, this is the wrong approach. to some extent, they are taking me the obama administration is painting themselves into a dangerous corner by saying we are going to take the interest of illegal aliens at a hard- working families who need enforcement. if they were serious about a pathway to citizenship, they would be talking about a far more comparable to a set of measures. they would be talking about curtailing future migration of extended family relatives. meaningful reforms that have been recommended by every commission in the last 30 years to start burning some credibility into the system. instead, because of the legislation they are talking about at t
nuke terrorist icon looks like this and this and even this. coincidence? wake up, america. >> the pigly wiggly, i new it. "countdown with keith olbermann" starts right now. have a great night. >>> which of these stories will you be talking about tomorrow? smoking gun, as the tea party express in boston draws only 5,000, the idea that it is independent grassroots, destroyed. politico finds a 2009 memo, republican consultants dreamt it up and planned it as a way to raise money for their pac and planned how to promote it on fox news. independents who aren't, news that is propaganda. >> tea party express, we applaud you for uniting and for putting up with the bs from the lame stream media. >> but the memo shows, madam, it's all a congame. >>> the oklahoma politicians bid to create a state militia to fight against the federal government. the president shall be commander in chief of the army and navy of the united states and the militia of the several states. uh-oh. our guest, john dean. >> that old beach boy song, bomb iran, you know, bomb, bomb, bomb. >> then it was just funny. now on iran,
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agenda? we'll talk about that tonight. >>> another hot topic is america a christian nation? that question prompted by the raging controversy over, of all things, the national day of prayer. just yesterday, the army disinvited evangelist franklin graham from the pentagon's event. graham has made some pretty controversial comments about islam, some of this show actually where he called it a very violent religion. so is america really one nation under god? >>> and on a very different note tonight, the supermodel who is taking potshots at celebrity plastic surgeries. paulina porizkova is here with very surprising and candid thoughts on true beauty. lots to get to. but we begin with "the mash-up." our number one international story, the deadliest day of the year in iraq. at least 61 people died. more than 100 were wounded in a wave of bombings in baghdad and nearby anbar province. >> just days after the killings of the two top al qaeda leaders in iraq, a wave of bombings have left dozens dead in baghdad and neighboring anbar province. >> mangled cars, buses clogging the streets outside two mos
there live. stay tuned for that. on "america's newsroom". >>> in the meantime, we are learning new details from two top senators serving the obama administration with subpoenas saying the pentagon and justice department are stonewalling, refusing to hand over certain information in the investigation of the fort hood massacre. why is this important? senators lieberman and collins, tops on the home land security committee saying the documents may show whether or not the government had access to information that could have prevented the killings on that post back in november and that would be a bombshell. i'm bill hemmer, good morning, everybody, busy day in "america's newsroom". martha: good morning, bill, good to be here this morning, good morning, everybody, i'm martha maccallum. the senators are saying the obama administration is not living up to its promise of transparency in their opinion, suspect nidal hasan, the army major, now charged with killing 13 people on that awful day at the army base last november and the justice department officials say that releasing any information that re
, reject it. from new york. from new york. good night, america. captioned by closed captioning services, inc >> bret: next on "special report," arizona prepares to step up evident against illegal immigration. the president prepares to make his case on wall street for new regulations. one group prepares to try to find a way to dig out from massive national debt. live from the studio in washington, this is special report. good evening. i'm bret baier. we begin outside the beltway, in arizona, where a tough new immigration law awaits the signature of the governor. it sparked high emotion. the sponsor says it takes the handcuffs off police and puts them on violent criminals. but one catholic archbishop compares it to nazi and soviet-style repression. correspondent william la jeunesse looks at both sides of the issue. >> protests outside the state capital in phoenix. calls for arizona governor jan brewer to strike down the toughest illegal immigration bill in the country may fall on deaf ears inside. brewer known for her conservative views is expected to sign the bill this week. key move sol
of america. i'm not sure that achieves that goal. that means restoration of the wall between traditional banking and investment and all the reckless stuff that we know has been going on. >> greta: are you talking about goldman sachs that type of institution? >> those institutions that are engaged in traditional banking, community banks, those portions of goldman sachs and morgan and all those who are in traditional, home loans, loan businesses, fine with me if we back it with federal taxpayers' money in the for of the fdic. but the people that engage in all these other activities, derivatives and all those things no taxpayer dollars should ever be at risk. >> greta: what about an outside agency as the president has proposed to be a watchdog. is that fruitful or do we -- one of the gripes i've had first we should look within the government to see whether or not we don't have government entities that can do that what is your view on create ago outside agency or looking within our own government to see whether we have the ability and we just dropped the ball. >> i'm always nervous about cre
in america, economics is the beginning and the end of most successful political endeavors. let's remember that arizona was the last state to approve a national holiday for martin luther king. and one of the things they did, it cost them hundreds of millions of dollars, when the african-american community across this country called for boycotts. finally, they were 50th, but they did it. they did it because they risked economics in the state of arizona. because, as you have stated, look, when the police intervene with me or with you or with anyone, it should be on the basis of our conduct. our behavior. not the country they suspect we came from and whether or not we were born here or not. that -- i'll tell you something. the criminal element, those human smugglers, the drug dealers, the rapists, those causing so much damage in arizona and across this country, they've got to be happy with this law. because what is going to happen is the eyes, the ears, that the police need so much of the community in general, so that they can combat crime, they're going to cause a division between the people
that the constitution is a good document and that it's great for america. both sides believe. what we as conservatives believe and it's unique and the constitution of the united states is important. to the preservation of our society. the way that it is today. and preservation of a good society, a good valued moral society. and i can talk about that more at length later. second thing is respect for human life. the dignity of human life. and i get all the time from the left, oh, he's just trying to provoke people for -- about the abortion issue. that's not what it's about. really, the way you view life in general, what's the purpose of life? what is the value of life? how do we value life? what is life itself? is really something that is the epitome of one's ideology. and it really shows what you believe as an individual. whether you respect life as a right on the individual or you respect life as a state of being hagle said, as george hagle said. it really is the basis and it really comes from the basis of your own ideology. and i'll talk a little bit more at length later. the other thing is limited g
on the coal industry. he's also the author of "big coal, the dirty secret behind america's energy future." thanks for joining me. what can you tell us about the people of the company that own this mine? we're looking at information coming in. 57 citations in a month? is that normal? >> yeah. well, no, it's not normal. and massey energy has a long history of safety violations. both in underground mines and in other kinds of violations in their larger surface mines also. they're really one of the most kind of notorious coal operators in. >> after sago, we thought things were going to get better. have they not? >> well, you know, there have been some modest improvements since the sago mine explosion and tragedy of a few years ago. then, of course, we had the utah mine tragedy. and every time there's lengthy investigations, and every time there's lots of recommendations. and every time those recommendations are put off, watered down and they're just not as tough as they should be. >> are they not as tough because the coal mines industry is very powerful and those who support it especially in
be the devil, she could say i hate america, i want to destroy america and that way they'll only be able to say, but why do you hate gay, immigrant, black, handicapped women? >> senator, isn't it amazing you can make a good living after talking like a guy on a commuter train after three drinks. that's the kind of stuff i heard growing up. that kind of stuff is so uninspiring and, yet, i guess it has an audience. your thoughts. >> it just wasn't what you heard growing up and this is what glen beck said during sotomayor. he said the same stuff. attacking her qualifications when she was number one in her class and done so well throughout her career and calling her emotional and it got out there. but in the end you heard people like lindsey graham voting for her saying maybe he wouldn't pick her but she was clearly qualified and he was happy to vote for her. she got confirmed and the hearings were difficult but fair and that's what we want to see again. all this garbage and comments and what really matters the president puts someone on there who is qualified and someone who had a record of excellen
and illinois to continue another campaign of sorts. selling the recovery to small town rural america, which in these parts is still hurting a little bit. at a town hall yesterday, the president avoid the goldman chaos back in washington. he didn't have any four-letter words to drop but did get in a dig at republicans who he says a are blow blocking efforts to reform banking laws. take a listen how he basically says arizona has legalized racial profiling. >> you can imagine if you are a hispanic american in arizona, your great grandparents may have been there before arizona was even a state. but now suddenly, if you don't have your papers and you took your kid out to get ice cream, you're going to be harassed. that's something that could potentially happen. that's not the right way to go. >> now, savannah, that was part of a town hall. he wasn't planning on making immigration remarks but the audience knowing it was the news decided to ask. another issue in the news though that he avoided has been goldman. all that stuff was happening yesterday. he didn't say a word about goldman. it will be
in america these days. we start with the senate race up in pennsylvania. joining me right now is senator arlen specter. senator specter, thank you for coming on tonight. i want you to talk about your tv ad running in pennsylvania right now. here's the ad, we're going to run it free for you. i want you to respond to why you're running it right now. here it is. let's listen. >> joe sestak. relieved of duty in the navy for creating a poor command climate. joe sestak, the worst attendance of any pennsylvania congressman. and near the bottom of the entire congress. last year alone, sestak missed 127 votes. he says the missed votes weren't important. he went campaigning instead. let's say no to no-show joe. >> and here's part of a web video your campaign put out last summer. let's watch that and we have one more to show. all three of them we're showing tonight. >> he wants you to vote for him. but doesn't vote for us. joe sestak, awol for pennsylvania. >> i'm arlen specter and i approved this message. >> here's a website sponsored by your campaign called no-show joe. it says joe sestak awol. s
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